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Annie McVie fonds

  • CA EMA 993.53
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1985

The fonds consists of certificates and awards of recognition received by Annie McVie for her community work along with photographs of McVie and of buildings operated by the Victoria Senior Citizens Housing Authority.

McVie, Annie

Annie Staton fonds

  • CA NWM 078
  • Fonds
  • 1912, 1920-1931

The fonds consists of photographs of Annie Staton as May Queen, telegrams, and correspondence.

Staton, Annie

Archie H. Wills fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR394
  • Fonds
  • 1890-2004

The fonds consists of records relating to his career as a journalist and to his family life in Victoria. It has been arranged in two series, Autobiography and Writing. The Autobiography series consists of Archies autobiographical works, which document his service in World War I and his family life and career. It has been arranged into three sub-series: All in A Lifetime, My Life in the Army, and Travel. The Writing series consists of his published and unpublished work, and background material for it. The series shows his interest in making new generations of Victoria residents aware of their citys history and aware of World War I history. It has been arranged into two sub-series: Articles and Stories, and Broadcasts. Records include typed manuscripts, clippings of Archies published articles, photographs including photograph albums, diaries, scrapbooks, war medals, and ephemera.

Wills, Archie

Arman, Tognini family collection

  • Fonds
  • 1888-[ca. 1930]

Collection consists of birth, marriage, naturalization and other certificates and papers for Steven Arman and Guiseppina Tognini. Some of the documents are in Italian.

Arman (family)

Art Kent fonds

  • CA LMA MS 22
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1998

The fonds consists of correspondence, ephemera, and photographs highlighting Mr. Art Kent's life. Includes certificates for PCMR and the Ground Observer Corp; correspondence from 1949-1978, some of this concerning distribution of J.B. Brown's trunks; the financial report of the Ponderosa Water District; visitors books from Botannie Mountain Forestry Lookout; war savings stamp book; and 200 photographs depicting many Lytton citizens, buildings, ranching, celebrations, sports, centennial stagecoach, Lytton ferry, Botanie Lake dam, Tom Taverna, the building of the Trans Canada Highway, and a Greyhound bus accident; one 1918 copy of the Province newspaper, one 1947 liquor permit, and a wedding invitation from Glasgows.

Kent, Arthur George

Art and Gladys Howe fonds

  • CA KSM MG35
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1986

Fonds consists of 10 series and includes school records, Cowichan Lake history, IODE, United Church, books, wedding album, photographs and newsclippings.

Howe, Gladys Lomas

Arthur Alexander Dennys fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1894

The fonds is divided into one series and contains diaries dating from 1912, 1913, 1915-1926 and ephemera.

Arthur Alexander Dennys

Arthur and Alice Leighton fonds

  • CA NCAI 1998 007 A;1993 034 M
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1940

The fonds consists of records of Arthur and Alice Leighton relating primarily to activities and military service in World War I. Fonds includes correspondence and financial records of the Leightons, and military records of Arthur Leighton, created during the war years. Fonds also includes childhood correspondence of Arthur Leighton relating to his schooling and activities as a youth, and some records of activities of the Leightons after the war. Fonds also consists of photographs of the Leightons, the Wright family, Arthur Leighton's service in the Boer War and World War 1, sporting activities including cricket and golf and social activities. Fonds is arranged in seven series: 1) Legal documents and certificates; 2) Personal correspondence; 3) Financial records; 4) Building records; 5) Travel; 6) Military records; and 7) Photographs.

Leighton, Arthur

Arthur and Harry Livesley fonds

  • CA KIM KM 987.75.34
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1955

The fonds consists of assessment and tax records, land and mineral claims, correspondence, and legal papers of Arthur and Harry Livesley.

Livesley, Arthur G.

Atkey family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-3
  • Fonds
  • ca. 1914-1960

Fonds consists of photographs of scenes and people in and around the Ladner/Delta area (from ca. 1918-1923), students and teachers in the Delta Central School and Ladner Elementary School (ca. 1918-1923) and photographs of the Atkey family and friends. Fonds also includes one book, Webster's School and Office Dictionary (1914) and one pen and ink drawing by Ken Atkey.

Atkey (family)

Augusta Emily Williams fonds

  • CA SUM 991-82
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1914

The fonds consists of a diary and an account book.

Williams, Augusta Emily

Bailey family fonds

  • CA EMA V986.5
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1916

The fonds consists of family photographs of the Thomas Bailey family of Esquimalt. Many of the photographs depict church activities.

Bailey (family)

Baker family fonds

  • CA LCM MSS 201
  • Fonds
  • 1914, 1931-1932

The fonds consists of a certificate of competence as a master steamer awarded to Alonzo Baker, who crewed on the Beaver between 1905 and 1914, and a Baker marriage licence (1931) and will (1932).

Baker (family : Langley, B.C.)

Ball family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1920-1997

The fonds consists of correspondence, personal papers, and miscellaneous items.

Ball (family : Salmon Arm, B.C.)

Baltuch, Schmucker family fonds

  • CA VHEC RA015
  • Fonds
  • [188-]–[before 1994]

Fonds consists of photograph albums and loose photos, personal records, passports, financial records, reparation and compensation claims forms, correspondence, notebooks and notes, ephemera and published materials relating to the lives of the Baltuch and Schmucker families before, during, and after the Second World War. Fonds has been arranged into the following series: Baltuch, Schmucker family photographs series ([188-]–1964); Baltuch, Schmucker family personal records series (1906–1961); Josef and Rosa Baltuch emigration and immigration documents series (1943–1961); Household and financial records (1919–1984); Rosa Baltuch reparation and compensation documents series (1934–1966); Baltuch, Schmucker family correspondence series ([before 1941]–1980); Notebooks and notes series ([before 1994]); Baltuch, Schmucker family ephemera series ([before 1994]); Baltuch, Schmucker family artefacts series ([before 1994]); and Baltuch, Schmucker family collected books series (1930–1980).

Baltuch, Schmucker family

Barbara Ann Roberts fonds

  • CA UVICARCH AR342
  • Fonds
  • 1974-1998

The fonds consists of sixteen series: university employment; 1977-1996; university teaching, 1974-1988; grant applications, 1980-1995; publications, 1975-1997; conference papers, 1978-1991; presentations, 1980-1997; unpublished papers, 1975-1995; Gertrude Richardson research, 1985-1996; Leicester Peace Society research, 1992-1993; women's movement, 1983-1996; peace movement, 1986-1997; miscellaneous correspondence, 1979-1998; family correspondence, 1987-1997; illness and death, 1998; photographs, 1986-1993, and Canadian women peace activists oral history interviews, 1987-1989. The university employment series includes curricula vitae, job applications, and self evaluation files which document Roberts employment history and her publications and committee work, etc. The university teaching series includes course outlines, take home exams, and student handouts which shed light on her approach to teaching. The grant applications and publications series together provide an overview of the range and direction of Roberts' research interests. While most of the series are based on record type, the Gertrude Richardson research and Leicester Peace Society Research series are arranged by subject and contain correspondence and grant applications; the Gertrude Richardson Research series also contains conference papers. The Women's movement and Peace movement series both contain correspondence, although some correspondence pertaining to them will be found in the miscellaneous and family correspondence series. While the miscellaneous and family correspondence series consist almost entirely of inward correspondence, both contain a few printouts of e-mail correspondence or letters from Roberts which shed light on her daily life and research projects. The Canadian Women Peace Activists series contains interviews about and with Canadian women who were peace activists before 1960.

Roberts, Barbara Ann

Barbara Brophy fonds

  • CA LMA MS 25
  • Fonds
  • 1904-1941

The fonds consists of photographs of the Postmaster Conventions in 1930, 1933, and 1941. Includes Mrs. B. Brophy, who was Lytton Postmistress from 1904 to 1948. Also includes a family portrait taken in 1904.

Brophy, Barbara

Basil G. Hamilton fonds

  • CA FTST MS 7
  • Fonds
  • 1913, 1922-1924

Fonds consists of the textual records of Basil G. Hamilton. Includes correspondence and research material.

Hamilton, Basil G.

Bate family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1927-1953

Fonds consists of records related to the estate of Mark Bate including probate papers, statements of estate expenditures and disbursements, bank records, and records relating to the sale and rental of properties owned by Mark Bate. Also includes correspondence among family members, chiefly between the executrix, Ada Elizabeth Hawthornthwaite (Bates' daughter) and other descendants. Fonds is arranged in three series: 1) Probate records; 2) Correspondence and notes and 3) Financial records.

Bate (family)

Bayliff family fonds : 1845-1968

  • CA BCA MS-1692; 198210-002
  • Fonds
  • [Microfilmed 1981]

The fonds consists of correspondence, ranch diaries (Chilancoh Ranch), business records and personal records including diaries kept by T.L. Bayliff, G.T.L Bayliff and Hugh Peel Lane Bayliff.

Bayliff (family)

Bea Inkman fonds

  • CA AHM 1985-8-1-9
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1980

The fonds consists of Bea Inkman's personal diaries, 1940-1980.

Inkman, Beatrice, b. 1892

Beatrice Willgress fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1926

Fonds consists of the graduation diploma of Beatrice Willgress. The diploma is signed by Pauline Rose (Director of Nursing), Drs. Drysdale, Ingham and McPhee and hospital directors Alexander Rowan and John Shaw. The photograph includes five unidentified women. Also includes an invitation to the commencement exercises addressed to Willgress' parents.

Willgress, Beatrice Hazel Irene

Bell family fonds

  • CA DMA CR-4
  • Fonds
  • 1859-[ca. 1979]

The Bell family fonds is arranged in three sous-fonds: Edith Bell sous-fonds, Edward Bell sous-fonds, and Harry Bell sous-fonds. Edith Bell's records include diaries, scrapbooks and photographs of family and community events as well as records pertaining to her membership in various organizations including the Imperial Order Daughter of the Empire. Edward Bell's records consist of business papers, particularly land records and wills. Harry Bell's records are personal records related to the Bell family. Through photographs, cartographic material, and textual records, the records document not only the Bell family, but much of the community of Delta. Edith Bell's records provide insight into Delta social affairs and families, while Edward Bell's business records reveal economic and social change as it is documented in land transactions.

Bell (family)

Belli-Bivar family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1877-1966

The fonds, held in two boxes, consists of six series of material relating to personal records of Ethel Marie Louise Belli-Bivar, personal records of Captain R.B. Belli-Bivar, personal records of Roderic Gordon Belli-Bivar, personal records of Patricia Belli-Bivar, miscellaneous ephemera, and Ethel Belli-Bivar's collection of twenty-three watercolour paintings.

Belli-Bivar (family)

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